Ever wonder how the AIA puts your yearly dues to use? Looking for a way to get involved? Here’s a brief breakdown of events and opportunities happening this month at the AIA.
New Graduate Membership: The AIA offers recent graduates, from accredited schools of architecture, complimentary Associate AIA Membership for up to 18 months. Click here to download an application. Join today and become a part of this community. To hear a message about the value of AIA Membership from AIA President Jeff Potter, FAIA, click here.
May 8 – ARE Review Session: “Building Design and Construction Systems”, held at Rothschild Doyno Collaborative Offices at 2847 Penn Avenue in the Strip District.
May 10 – Submissions open for PechaKucha Night (PKN) vol. 12. Send a brief description of your presentation, along with one or two slides, to Erin Raff at email@example.com.
May 14 – YAF/MBA Golf Outing: The 3rd annual golf outing will benefit the ACE Pittsburgh program.
May 16 – TAP BIM Awards Reception: The AIA Technology in Architectural Practice (TAP) Knowledge Group recognizes award-winning “best of breed” case studies at the reception held at the AIA National Convention in Washington, D.C.
May 16 – Connect with Technology Workshop: How should an architect select and implement technologies to best achieve his or her goals? Join TAP at this pre-convention workshop in Washington, D.C. to learn how to best make informed decisions.
May 17-19 – AIA 2012 National Convention “Design Connects”: Join thousands of fellow architects from across the country at the industry’s most comprehensive event, held this year in our nation’s capital. Watch below for a peek at the beautiful Washington D.C.
May 17 – YAF Steering Committee Meeting
May 23 – Mentor Matching: Join YAF and members of the AIA Pittsburgh Board of Directors at Easy Street Pittsburgh, to meet and find a mentor to help support you as you work through those first years out of school and in the workforce.
May 23 – House Design Research Grant applications due: The AIA Small Project Practitioners (SPP) and the Housing Knowledge Community are proud to offer the 2012 AIA Innovation and Practice in House Design Research Grant . This $7000 grant will fund one emerging professional (student or architect under 10 years of licensure) to conduct research on residential design practice in small architectural firms or a topic of direct applicability to these firms. Applicants are encouraged to research emerging approaches to the professional practice of architecture.
May 30 – CRAN Meeting: The Custom Residential Architects Network (CRAN) Knowledge Community will meet at the offices of IBACOS to discuss wall assembly. Bring your drawings or samples.